BAe 146-200 C-GRNT (msn E2140) has been painted in the colors of new operator North Cariboo Air. After post-storage maintentance, she was ferried to Great Falls on 9 December, and returned to Calgary on 27 December. She will fly primarily in support of the oil sands industry, from North Cariboo’s […]
Two South Africa-based BAe 146s have recently found work in other countries. Freedom Air‘s BAe 146-200 ZS-SOV (msn E2077) was leased to Air Libya on an ACMI basis. She departed Wonderboom on 10 December. Meanwhile, Fair Aviation‘s BAe 146-200 ZS-AAY (msn E2044) left Lanseria for a contract in Benin. Recent […]
Defence contractor QinetiQ is set to acquire two Avro RJs to replace the BAC 111 and HS-748 Andover used at the Empire Test Pilots’ School (ETPS) at Boscombe Down. The first will be former BA CityFlyer RJ100 G-BZAY (msn E3368), while an RJ70 will be added later. G-BZAY, who had […]
Titan Airways subsidiary Snowjet resumed operations for the 2011-12 ski season with a flight to Sion on 17 December, operated by BAe 146-200QC G-ZAPK (msn E2148). As in previous years, a BAe 146 is being used for flights to Sion, while Boeing 737s serve Chambéry and other destinations. Space on […]
With Texas’ wildfires finally under control, Neptune Aviation‘s BAe 146-200 air tanker N146FF ‘Tanker 40’ (msn E2049), moved on to California on 8 December, to help with some remaining fires there. She was based at the US Forest Service’s (USFS) base at Porterville, and made her first drop on a […]
Over three months after a ceremonial “first flight” Indonesia’s Kaltim Airlines still hasn’t launched regular services, having so far failed to obtain an AOC from the Ministry of Transport. The airline was planning to use a BAe 146-100 leased from Penas Airlines on a route from Jakarta to Balikpapan and […]
Australia’s Cobham Aviation Services has extended leases on Avro RJ100 VH-NJY (msn E3331) and BAe 146-300QT VH-NJZ (msn E3126). The original leases were with BAE Systems, but the renewals are now with Falko. Cobham operates 17 BAe 146s and Avro RJs.